A particular is a single thing, thought of in contrast to qualities or universals, or in contrast to an aggregate of things.

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  • particulars — par‧tic‧u‧lars [pəˈtɪkjləz ǁ pərˈtɪkjlərz] noun [plural] facts and details about a person, event etc: • The company couldn t comment on particulars because it hadn t seen all the documents. particulars of • An employee is entitled to a written… …   Financial and business terms

  • particulars — index circumstances, description, story (narrative) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • particulars — [[t]pə(r)tɪ̱kjʊləz[/t]] N PLURAL The particulars of something or someone are facts or details about them which are written down and kept as a record. You will find all the particulars in Chapter 9... The nurses at the admission desk asked her for …   English dictionary

  • particulars — The details of a claim, or the separate items of an When these are stated in an orderly form, for the information of a defendant, the statement is called a bill of particulars . See particulars of criminal charges …   Black's law dictionary

  • particulars — noun (typically plural): The details or specifics of something. The overall plan is well understood, but we still have to work out the particulars …   Wiktionary

  • particulars — The items of an account. See bill of particulars …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • particulars of claim — Formerly known as a statement of claim. Under the Civil Procedure Rules, a document setting out the case of the claimant and specifying the facts relied upon. The particulars of claim are either contained in the claim form or served on the… …   Law dictionary

  • particulars, bill of — >> bill of particulars. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • particulars of claim — UK US noun [C, usually singular] UK LAW ► detailed information that you have to provide when asking a court, government department, or company to give you something such as money or property that you believe you have a legal right to: »The… …   Financial and business terms

  • particulars of sale — that part of a contract for the sale of land in which the details of the property to be sold are set out. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • particulars of criminal charges — A prosecutor, when a charge is general, is frequently ordered to give the defendant a statement of the specific acts charged (bill of particulars). Fed.R.Crim.P. 7. See bill (bill of particulars) …   Black's law dictionary

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